With the board showing on the turn, Ryan Dougherty checked the big blind, Joey DiPascale bet 375,000 from under the gun, and Dougherty called.
The river card was the , Dougherty checked, DiPascale bet 725,000, and Dougherty called with for a rivered pair of kings. DiPascale rechecked his cards before mucking, and Dougherty took the pot.
Ryan Dougherty – 4,300,000 (43 bb)
Joey DiPascale – 1,350,000 (14 bb)
A short while later, Dougherty raised from the hijack to 200,000, DiPascale moved all in from the cutoff for 1,000,000, and Dougherty called with .
DiPascale turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and DiPascale flopped a diamond flush draw and turned a pair of deuces to win the pot and double up in chips.
Joey DiPascale – 2,250,000 (23 bb)
Ryan Dougherty – 3,250,000 (33 bb)
With 19 players remaining from a field of 1,541, the average chip stack is around 4,050,000 (41 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $33,100 each.
Action is scheduled to continue tonight until there are two tables remaining (16 players).